fogey

[foh-gee]
noun, plural fogeys.
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fogey or fogy (ˈfəʊɡɪ)
 
n , pl -geys, -gies
an extremely fussy, old-fashioned, or conservative person (esp in the phrase old fogey)
 
[C18: of unknown origin]
 
fogy or fogy
 
n
 
[C18: of unknown origin]
 
'fogeyish or fogy
 
adj
 
'fogyish or fogy
 
adj
 
'fogeyism or fogy
 
n
 
'fogyism or fogy
 
n

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fogey
also fogy, "an old, dull fellow," 1780, Scottish foggie, originally "army pensioner or veteran," perhaps connected to fogram (1775) "old-fashioned person;" or from fog in obsolete senses of "moss" or "bloated fat" (1580s).
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But who is this old fogey to judge what value added is actually worthwhile.
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